Jorrocks

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Jorrocks

irrepressible pseudo-aristocratic cockney huntsman. [Br. Lit.: Jorrock’s Jaunts and Jollies]
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Their grand plans would see them reinstating of the Grade II-listed Handley Cross Bridge, named after a book by Robert Smith Surtees, who inherited the hall in the 1830s.
The containers - which are in the shape of a rotund huntsman - were based on a character called Mr Jorrocks, a comical figure created by author Robert Smith Surtees.
Dating from around 1805, the travelling chariot carriage is thought to have been owned by Robert Smith Surtees who created the famous comedy sporting character Mr Jorrocks.
1) The republished works of Robert Surtees are available from The Robert Smith Surtees Society, Manor Farm House, Nunney, near Frome, Somerset BAII 4NJ, U.
PLANS to rescue a unique historic house in County Durham known as the home of much-loved author Robert Smith Surtees have received further support.
Robert Smith Surtees was born into a Durham family in 1805 and, after attending Durham Grammar School, became a solicitor.
Now the family that took control of the majority of the estate in 2007 is proposing a novel way of saving the historic hall and reinstating the grade II-listed Handley Cross Bridge, named after his most famous book by Robert Smith Surtees, who inherited the hall in the 1830s.
THE Surtees Arms owes its name to the widespread County Durham family, the most notable of which is Robert Smith Surtees, who became Lord High Sheriff of Durham in 1856.
The hall was the home of Robert Smith Surtees, who wrote about the character Mr Jorrocks.
A cross in the churchyard of St Ebba's in Ebchester, County Durham, marks the final resting place of Robert Smith Surtees.
He exhibits the works of Robert Smith Surtees, the creator of the hunting character Jorrocks and first editor of the magazine The Field.